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Supporting you

Support is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for all of our students, whether you are living in halls or in private accommodation.

We are here to help you in an emergency and support your wellbeing while you are studying here.

Our support services include:

Student Life

The Student Life team is dedicated to supporting student wellbeing and enhancing the student experience.

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, Student Life is based in all Halls of Residences and support all University of Southampton students, whether you are staying in our halls or in private rented accommodation.

The Student Life team can:

Call the Student Life team anytime on +44(0)23 8059 8180 or email

You can also visit the team in person at any Halls of Residence. You might see them walking around your halls, any time of the day or night, you'll know them by their purple hoodies.

Please note that Student Life team is not a replacement for the emergency services, and are not trained to solve problems relating to emergency health or safety. In these situations the appropriate emergency service should be contacted.

Student Life work in accordance with the University’s Confidentiality Policy.

More information about Student Life can be found on the Student Services page.


Union Southampton runs a confidential listening and information service called Nightline, which is open every night during term time from 8pm-8am.

Find out more about Nightline

Enabling Services

Enabling Services at the University provide a wide variety of support for students with disabilities, mental health issues or specific learning difficulties.

Find out more about Enabling Services

Advice Centre

The Students Union Advice Centre offers free and confidential advice to all students.

Find out more about the Advice Centre

Halls guide for residents

Our halls guide provides information about services and support available, health and safety and security

Find out more
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